534. Cephalanthus occidentalis.—Button bush, Pond dogwood.

Botanical name: 

534. CEPHALANTHUS OCCIDENTALIS Linné.—BUTTON BUSH. POND DOGWOOD. Habitat: United States. (Bark.) Tonic, febrifuge, laxative, and diuretic. It has an indirect action on the lungs, and is much used in consumption, coughs and colds generally. Dose: 30 to 60 gr. (2 to 4 Gm.).

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.